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The T-72M2 Wilk is a Tier 6 special premium Main Battle Tank under Zhang Feng's dealership.

History[]

Class: Main Battle Tank (Prototype)
Developed: 1986-1991
Service: N/A
Vehicles Built: 3
Operators: N/A

The T-72M2 Wilk ("Wolf" in Polish) was an upgraded variant of the T-72M1 MBT, which in turn was an export version of the Russian T-72A. Up until the early 1980s, the Polish People's Armed forces, much like their fellow non-Soviet Warsaw Pact allies such as the East Germany and Czechoslovakia, were restricted to the T-55A tank as their primary MBT in armored units. It was not until that point that the Soviet Union saw fit to grant the use of newer designs to their allies.

Poland launched domestic production of the T-72M variant in 1981. This variant would best be described as a middle ground between the original T-72 Ural and the T-72A and was developed by the Soviet Union for export. A few years later, in 1986, the production of this tank was replaced by a much-improved T-72M1 that for all intents and purposes was almost a complete copy of the original T-72A. Both variants were manufactured by Bumar-Łabędy Mechanical Works plant in Gliwice. However, even as the production began, the T-72M1 was no longer considered by Polish general staff as a sufficient vehicle for the modern battlefield, especially considering the introduction of the next generation MBTs by the western powers. Emboldened by the successes of the indigenous T-55 upgrade program, Poland began to explore various options regarding how to upgrade the T-72M1 on its own.

Three MBT prototypes were built between 1987 and 1990 as a part of the WILK program, featuring the Polish DRAWA FCS, Polish ERAWA-1 ERA kit (also domestically developed), SSC OBRA-1 laser warning system, 850hp S-12U diesel engine (developed from the Russian V-46-6 diesel) and new smoke grenade launchers. In July 1991, following successful trials, it was nevertheless decided to conclude the WILK project and launch another one, eventually resulting in the creation of the PT-91 Twardy Main Battle Tank.

Vehicle Traits[]

  • Armored: This vehicle's armor can withstand a lot of punishment, allowing it to survive even serious firefights.
  • Heavy Weapon: This vehicle carries one of the largest weapons around with significantly increased damage per shot.

Ammunition[]

# Ammo
Name
Ammo
Type
XP Cost Damage Penetration Velocity Reload
Time
More
Info
1 125mm 3VBM11 APFSDS APFSDS Stock 630 645[note 1] mm 1750 m/s 8.40 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.13 °
  • Damage Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 5 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °
2 125mm 3VOF22 HE HE Stock 945[note 2] 45 mm 850 m/s 8.40 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.16 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 100 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Splash Radius: 1.00 m
  • Splash Penetration: 85 mm
3 125mm 3VBK10 HEAT HEAT Stock 810 770 mm 905 m/s 8.40 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.14 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 300 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 25 %
4 7.62mm AP AP Stock 8 18[note 3] mm 855 m/s 5.00 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.15 °
  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Partial Reload: Yes
  • Magazine Size: 800
  • Burst Fire Rate: 400 rd/min
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67.0 °

Upgrades[]

Armor[]

T-72M2 Wilk Stock Armor
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Armor
Hull
Composition
Turret
Armor
Turret
Composition
ERA Name ERA
Penetration
Reduction
Stock Stock 565 mm (vs AP)
925 mm (vs HEAT)
Steel Layers with Air Gaps 800 mm (vs AP)
1085 mm (vs HEAT)
Composite ERAWA-1 ERA (Gen 1) 0% (vs AP)
50% (vs HEAT)
This MBT's front is protected by composite armor. Composite armor consists of combined layers of steel and other material and offers excellent protection against HEAT shells and ATGMs. Its steel sides and rear are considerably more vulnerable. The first generation ERA kit offers average protection against standard HEAT rounds or warheads, and no protection against kinetic rounds.

Weapon[]

# Name XP Cost Credit Cost Aim Time Reload Time More Info
Weapon1 125mm 2A46 Smoothbore Cannon Stock Stock 1.70 s 8.40 s
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Stats:

  • Depression/Elevation: -6.0° / 14.0°
Ammo:
125mm 3VBM11 APFSDS
125mm 3VOF22 HE
125mm 3VBK10 HEAT
7.62mm AP

Engine[]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Max Speed Reverse Speed Forward
Acceleration
Hull Traverse Fire Chance
PZL-WOLA S-12U 1000 hp Diesel Engine Stock Stock 60 km/h 18 km/h 5.43 s (0 to 32 km/h)
26.34 s (0 to Max Speed)
28.55° 8 %

Parts[]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Description Notes
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3D17M Smoke Grenades
Stock Stock Comes with 8 charges
Takes 25s to recharge
Duration: 10s
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DRAWA Fire Control System Prototype
Stock Stock Aiming time reduced by 20%
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Improved Autoloader
Stock Stock Rate of fire is increased by 7%
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Improved Gun Stabilizer
Stock Stock Overall accuracy while moving is improved by 20%
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Improved Gunner Optics
Stock Stock Accuracy is improved by 10%
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Upgraded Fire Control System Sensors
Stock Stock Reduces the accuracy penalties for firing and traversing the hull.
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Improved Transmission
Stock Stock Acceleration is increased by 2.5%
Hull traverse rate is increased by 10%
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Stock Tracks
Stock Stock Mobility (Light Terrain): 88.9%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 74.5%

Footnotes[]

  1. 645 mm at 150m;
    484 mm at 500m
  2. 265 for Partial Penetration;
    67 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  3. 18 mm at 100m;
    9 mm at 1000m
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